Practical Guide to Healthy Ageing (NHS England / Age UK)


NHS England and Age UK have jointly published their “Practical Guide to Healthy Ageing”, to help improve health and general fitness. This evidence-based guide covers the main risk factors for older people living at home, particularly those aged 70 or over with mild frailty, which need to be managed proactively in order to stay well for longer and maintain quality of life.

Topics covered include medicines reviews, keeping active, falls prevention, home safety, nutrition, vaccinations, keeping warm and keeping well during winter. There is general advice to help older people stay fit and independent, both physically and mentally. Readers are advised when, and where, to seek medical support and further information.

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NHS England publishes new guide to healthy ageing. London: NHS England, January 21st 2015.

This relates to:

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A practical guide to healthy ageing. London: Age UK and NHS England, December 19th 2014.

This guide is also available from the NHS Choices website.

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